Managing PSL SNMP built-in functions execution

The agent allows you to manage certain aspects of how the PSL SNMP Built-In Functions run. You can determine the number of times the agent attempts to run a function, how long the agent waits for a function to return a value, on which port number the function is run.

Timeout

The /snmp/default_timeout agent configuration variable determines how long the agent waits for a response to a built-in PSL SNMP function before it reports that the function did not return a value.

Format and type of data

Numeric, milliseconds

Default value

500

Minimum and maximum

Not applicable

Dependencies

None

Recommendation

None

Retries

The /snmp/default_retries agent configuration variable limits the number of times that the agent attempts to run a built-in PSL SNMP function before it reports that the function failed.

Format and type of data

Numeric, attempts

Default value

3

Minimum and maximum

Not applicable

Dependencies

None

Recommendation

None

Port

The /snmp/default_port agent configuration variable sets the port number used by the built-in PSL SNMP function, snmp_open(), if a port number is not provided as an argument.

Format and type of data

Numeric, port number

Default value

161

Minimum and maximum

Not applicable

Dependencies

None

Recommendation

None

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